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July 5, 2012 | Feature

Florian Schulz on Icy Adventures and Arctic Stressors

In this episode, Earthjustice content producer Jessica Knoblauch speaks with Florian Schulz, a professional nature and wildlife photographer whose striking images have garnered international recognition. Recently, Schulz released his latest book, To the Arctic, a collection of large-format photographs that offer a glimpse into a world that most people will never see, and one that is rapidly changing.

July 2, 2012 | Feature

The Acid Test: The Process of Ocean Acidification

As carbon pollution increases, oceans absorb the carbon, creating acidic waters that are hostile to species that build shells or skeletons of calcium carbonate. Affected species include corals, tiny sea butterflies known as pteropods, and oysters. All play crucial roles in the marine food web. This unprecedented change in ocean chemistry is predicted to negatively impact the 1.5 billion people who depend on the ocean’s bounty for their livelihood.

July 2, 2012 | Video

Re-Born to be Re-Wild

More than 100 years ago, bison were slaughtered by the millions. In the spring of 2012, the great herds were being re-born on the Great Plains—one baby at a time.

June 29, 2012 | Feature

Re-Born to be Re-Wild

More than 100 years ago, bison were slaughtered by the millions. In the spring of 2012, the great herds were being re-born on the Great Plains—one baby at a time. In a video and Q&A feature, Tim Preso, managing attorney of the Earthjustice Northern Rockies office, explains the role of Earthjustice in restoring wild bison to open ranges where they once roamed in the millions.

June 27, 2012 | Blog Post

Valuing Colorado’s Roan Plateau

How much are oil and natural gas worth? I’m not asking how much a barrel of sweet crude is going for these days or what your gas bill from the utility company was last month. The real question isn’t how much fossil fuels cost in terms of dollars, but rather, what is worth sacrificing in their pursuit? Since the physical process of extracting oil and gas tends to severely despoil the surrounding environment, asking how much oil and gas are worth is akin to asking what nature is worth.

June 27, 2012 | Blog Post

Love Story: Mother, Daughter, Community

Could there be a love more unconditional and more powerful than the love of a mother for her child? Most mothers I know would say, "No, not even possible." But if you've ever observed the adoring eyes of a child looking up to his or her mother, you might think twice.

Lisa Henderson's story is a remarkable tribute to this love and bond between mother and child.

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